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2018 LLAMA Career Institute Explores the Transition into Leadership

November 13, 2017

Do you see yourself as a supervisor, manager, director or dean some day? If you think leadership is in your future, you can start preparing yourself now by learning from successful leaders as they share the experiences they sought and the steps they took. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present Moving into […]

LLAMA Webinar: Staff management – tips and tricks for getting buy-in

October 30, 2017

You’ve probably experienced it: you are eagerly sharing your enthusiasm for your library and its newest projects, and in return you see a confused or disengaged staff. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Staff management – tips and tricks for getting buy-in,” on Wed., […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores Evidence-Based Advocacy for Academic Libraries

October 10, 2017

If you have ever wondered how to tell the story of your library’s impact on your students, faculty and community as a whole, look no further. The answer is by sharing the evidence. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Evidence-Based Advocacy for Academic Libraries,” on Wed., November 1, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores 21st Century Library Ethics

September 26, 2017

As the world becomes increasingly digital, information politics have become more convoluted and can impact libraries profoundly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “21st Century Library Ethics,” on Wed., October 11, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time).* This webinar will explore what the current political climate means for library ethics and […]

LLAMA Webinar: “Emotional Intelligence and Library Leadership”

June 6, 2017

The term emotional intelligence has been written about so much over the years that you might start to wonder if it’s a passing fad.   However, when it comes to managing people, as individuals or as members of an entire organization, it remains one of the most potent skills a manager can have. The Library Leadership […]

2017 PR XChange Awards Announced

May 8, 2017

The PR XChange Committee is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s PR XChange Awards Competition.  The PR XChange Committee is charged with coordinating the annual awards competition, under the direction of the Public Relations and Marketing Community of Practice, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). Over 390 entries in print and electronic formats […]

LLAMA Webinar series expands communication skills beyond speaking and writing

February 16, 2017

Most people tend to think of speaking and writing when they hear the term communication skills. However, those are only two of the skills librarians need to effectively communicate with their users, colleagues, and stakeholders.  Increasingly, professionals choose to utilize visual design skills to communicate information and ideas more clearly and efficiently. The Library Leadership […]

Build Your Emotional Intelligence with the 2017 LLAMA Midwinter Career Institute

September 8, 2016

Introvert or extrovert?  Which one are you?  And does it really matter in the workplace as long as you are smart and work hard?  The reality is that most people possess some characteristics associated with both personality types, though often with a strong tendency in one direction.  And yes, those traits can have a big […]

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature R. David Lankes

August 31, 2016

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring R. David Lankes, Sept. 14, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. Lankes will talk about his personal perspective on successful leadership.  He is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library & Information Science, […]

LLAMA project management webinar helps you work smarter

August 12, 2016

The very term “project management” can send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced librarian. Fortunately, there are now a variety of new ways to approach project-based work in a systematic and effective way. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Work Smart: Applying Project Management Techniques to Library Projects ,” […]